The Benedictine revival in the north: the last bulwark of Anglo-Saxon monasticism?

  title={The Benedictine revival in the north: the last bulwark of Anglo-Saxon monasticism?},
  author={Anne F. Dawtry},
  journal={Studies in Church History},
  pages={87 - 98}
  • Anne F. Dawtry
  • Published 1982
  • History, Economics
  • Studies in Church History
The midland houses of Winchcombe and Evesham restored monasticism to the north in a fervent and wholly English form. No one can read the history of this migration and the subsequent history of Durham without feeling that here, at least, English monastic life was sound.’ In these words, Knowles summed up his view of the type of monastic observance which was instituted in the houses of the northern renovatio after the Norman Conquest. Certainly there were important Anglo-Saxon elements present in… 
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